Online real estate marketplace ZipMatch has become the first company to use virtual reality for real estate sector in South East Asia. The latest service is an amplified version of ZipMatch’s high-quality images or 3D videos of residential properties for sale in the region, mostly in the Philippines at present…. Read more »
By Tomas S. Noda III
Monk’s Hill Ventures also joined the bridge round. It backed up ZipMatch last March 2015 in a $2.5 million Series A round.
Approaching its fourth year as a Philippine-based real estate marketplace platform, ZipMatch is shifting its main focus of the business from assisting home buyers to empowering more the real estate sellers.
Lamudi Philippines, a growing property listing portal catering to average online users, bared plans of transforming into a “smart homebuying” online platform by adding modern features similar to its domestic rival ZipMatch.
The startups, that got funded and their ideas validated, represented segments such as online payments, fintech, teleradiology, realty and job platforms and software services
Online loan services firm LoanSolutions has raised funds from the Singapore-based venture capital fund KK Fund (founded by Koichi Saito) and Kickstart Ventures Inc – a Philippine VC firm, which is a subsidiary Globe Telecom Inc. A personal investment was also made by John Dang, CEO and co-founder of Philippine-based online realty marketplace ZipMatch. Details about the… Read more »
Technology startup incubator and accelerator IdeaSpace Foundation has observed a new investment trend in the Philippines — that of small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) becoming startup investors. IdeaSpace president Earl Valencia said there are a number of SMEs who are mulling an investment in startups, as an extension of their revenue source…. Read more »
Philippine-based online real estate marketplace ZipMatch has raised $2.5 million in its third fund raising and is now eyeing expansion across Southeast Asia. Singapore’s Monk’s Hill Ventures led the Series A funding round that also saw participation from fellow venture firm 500 Startups and other investors. It was actually Monk’s… Read more »
Online real estate startup ZipMatch said it is nearing the completion of its third round of funding. This was a follow up to its P24.4 million ($550,000) seed round from various investors; the company has already raised a total of P44.5 million ($1 million) seed fund since its founding in 2012…. Read more »